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Movember – Not Just About the Moustache

Nov 22nd, 2019

November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based […]

More than Just a Man’s Best Friend

More than Just a Man’s Best Friend

Oct 17th, 2019

Research shows that pet therapy in hospitals can reduce patient stress, blood pressure and anxiety. This is just one of the many reasons why pet therapy is offered at UF […]


Awareness is Power

Sep 6th, 2019

Each year, UF Health Jacksonville staff and University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty collaborate in multiple ways to promote breast health and breast cancer awareness. UF Health […]


The 411 on Skin Care

Aug 14th, 2019

What is the best skin care routine? We see this question addressed in magazine articles, email promotions, social media, TV ads and from chatting with friends and family. Most of […]


Supporting a Friend or Relative with Cancer

Jul 10th, 2019

Being diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most difficult, life-changing experiences a person can face. It’s even more difficult when it’s a friend or a relative and you […]

Living Life to the Fullest Through Occupational Therapy

Living Life to the Fullest Through Occupational Therapy

Apr 25th, 2019

April is National Occupational Therapy month. This year’s theme is “Living Life to the Fullest,” which truly depicts the purpose of occupational therapy. This month offers a great opportunity to […]

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Advance Directives — Any Age, Any Stage

Apr 16th, 2019

  It’s no surprise that medical terms can confuse or even frighten patients. When you hear “advance directives,” what comes to mind? To many, it may sound like a higher […]

Don’t let joint stiffness keep you from living your best life

Mar 2nd, 2019

Arthritis is incredibly common as there a more than 100 different types of arthritis. It is an inflammation of one or more joints that occurs when the cartilage, or shock […]

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How a healthy lifestyle affects diabetes

Apr 26th, 2018

Type 2 diabetes is related to insulin resistance, meaning the body either does not produce enough insulin or the insulin is ineffective and unable to regulate blood glucose levels adequately. […]

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How to handle heel pain

Apr 24th, 2018

If you ever experience pain and stiffness in the bottom of your heel then you may be dealing with plantar fasciitis — a condition where the tissue between the heel […]

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Deadly cancers require an aggressive approach

Jan 5th, 2018

Aggressive cancers require an aggressive approach. Esophageal and pancreatic cancer can be deadly if not detected early and treated properly. Ziad Awad, MD, FACS, medical director of the minimally invasive […]